You can't rely on the scale to measure how active and fit you are. Whether you're just starting to build a healthy lifestyle or you want to check on your progress, these simple fitness assessments will reveal where you're succeeding and w... Read more
This brief article will link you directly to SparkPeople's most popular tools and explain how to find them. If you are unsure about how to use our tools or if you have general program questions, check out Help Desk, which provides step-by-step instru... Read more
For many years, a little piece of plastic controlled Beth MacKenzie’s life. "When I was younger, I bought things that I honestly could not afford,” the 30-year-old admits. "I racked up a lot of credit card debt trying to make... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
Thanks for clicking on our email, and welcome back! From this page you can earn your SparkPoints with just one click. Simply click the "Earn SparkPoints" button at the bottom of this article. This will give you your bonus poin... Read more
I have been a member of Spark People for quite a long time and have been maintaining my weight up until January of this year by tracking calories and staying in a particular calorie range. That has worked for me for approx. 3 years. In June of 2013... Read more
I'm here to track nutrition, lose the extra fat, & get fit. If the ticker works & is correct you'll see where I am on my journey. I lost 5 pounds this last month using another online tracker. I decided to try out SparkPeople since my sister mentioned... Read more
im so lost as to what to do in losing weight. I have tried so many diets its making me sick. if anybody out there knows how to lose weight without the cravings for junk food, candy, carbs then im all ears. I also take lithium which makes losing weig... Read more
This question is for all the successful individuals who were very much obese most there life then were able to make changes in there life that allowed them to loose the weight and keep it off for at least three years of longer.
After str... Read more
OK, so I've done this since late Feb. I've either lost .5 a week, or stayed the same for the past 4 weeks. In order to lose weight do I have to follow the Smart People diets to a t. I've been substituting alot, but I check the graphs and I should... Read more
I saw this on Dr. OZ the other day and teared up when a women from the audience learned that her life expectancy was only 69 years old. I took the quiz and I'm having my whole family take it. You can find it online at http://calculator.livingto100.... Read more
"Weight loss is really hard---but maintaining that weight loss is even harder!" If anyone out there agrees with this statement; please raise your hand. That’s what I thought. There are lots of hands held high. I... Read more
I’m writing to you as a card-carrying SparkPeople member today! I’m in my third year of maintenance so I’ve learned a few things about both losing and maintaining weight loss. The year is drawing to a close and I think i... Read more
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